COMPLETE GUIDANCE FOR EPSON WF 2850 SETUP

The Epson WF-2850 printer uses the 4-color drop-on-demand, MicroPiezo Inkjet printing technology to perform the printer operations.

Setting up the Epson WF-2850 printer

  1. Unbox the printer package and clear all the packing materials present inside and outside of the printer.
  2. Connect the printer to an electrical wall outlet and turn it ON.
  3. Set the basic print preferences as per your needs.
  4. Raise the scanner unit lid. Unpack the ink cartridges and insert them into their slots. 
  5. Make sure to shake the black ink cartridge before inserting it into the printer.
  6. Lower the scanner unit lid.
  7. Pull the rear paper support out of the printer and place a stack of plain paper in it.
  8. Similarly, pull the output tray out of the printer.
EPSON WF 2850 SETUP
  1. If you wish to use the printer for the fax operation, then connect a phone cord into it. If not, skip.
  2. Begin the driver installation on your computer and complete the connection process by following the on-screen instructions.
  3. Finally, print a test page from the computer.

EPSON WF 2850 DRIVER DOWNLOAD

Driver for  Printer
  1. Click the Driver Download button provided on this page.
  2. Now, the Epson WF-2850 printer driver file available for your current OS type will be downloaded.
  3. Or else, download the printer driver from the official Epson WF 2850 setup site.

EPSON WF 2850 MANUAL DOWNLOAD

User Manual for Lexmark X792de Setup
  1. Click the Manual Download button provided on this page.
  2. Now, a soft copy of the printer’s user guide will be downloaded to your computer.
  3. The printer user manuals are also available on the official Epson site.

EPSON WF 2850 DRIVER INSTALLATION

  1. Open the Epson WF-2850 printer driver file on your Windows or Mac computer.
  2. Select the software that you want to install and click the Install button.
  3. Select the connection type and the other preferences as per your needs.
  4. Complete the driver installation by carrying out the on-screen instructions.
  5. Once the driver installation process has been completed, try a test print.
EPSON WF 2850 SETUP

EPSON WF 2850 WIFI SETUP

Wi-Fi Setup using the printer’s control panel (Windows)

  1. Initially, make sure that you have completed the printer hardware setup.
  2. Connect your computer to the same wireless network to which the printer is to be connected.
  3. Now, open the printer driver file on your computer.
  4. On the Software Selection screen, click the Install button.
  5. Next, the Select your Connection window will open up.
  6. Choose the Wireless Connection option followed by Set up printer for the first time. If your wireless settings are detected by the Epson WF 2850 setup wizard, then the Wi-Fi Auto Connect screen will open up. Complete the Wi-Fi setup process by following the on-screen instructions.
  7. If the installer fails to detect your settings, then the screen titled Select a Wireless Network Setup Method will open up. Select the Using control panel option.
  1. Now, your wireless network credentials will be displayed on the computer screen. 
  2. Go to your printer’s home screen and select the Network icon.
  3. Select Wi-Fi (Recommended) > Wi-Fi Setup Wizard.
  4. Choose your wireless network SSID and enter its password.
  5. Once the Epson printer has been connected to the Wi-Fi network, return to the installation wizard on the computer and complete the installation.
  6. Finally, try a test print.

WHAT INK DOES EPSON WF 2850 USE

The Epson WF-2850 printer uses the Claria type ink. The ink cartridges (4-color Claria ink) are provided along with the product package.  

HOW TO CHANGE INK CARTRIDGE ON EPSON WF-2850

  1. Raise the scanner unit lid.
  2. Locate the cartridge that you want to replace and take it out of its slot.
  3. Now, unpack the new replacement cartridge and insert it into its slot.
  4. Make sure to place the cartridge properly. Lower the scanner unit lid.
  5. Now, try a test print to check the ink quality.
EPSON WF 2850 INK CARTRIDGE

HOW TO CONNECT EPSON WF-2850 TO COMPUTER

You can connect your Epson WF-2850 printer to a computer over a wireless network or using the USB cable connection. Here we have explained the procedure to connect your printer to a computer using the USB cable connection.

  1. First, get a USB cable that is compatible with your printer because it is not provided with the printer package.
  2. Make sure that you connect the printer to your computer using the USB cable only when prompted during the driver installation.
  3. On your computer, open the driver file.
  4. Perform the on-screen prompts. Select the Direct USB connection option when prompted during the driver installation.
  5. Complete the connectivity process by following the on-screen instructions.
  6. Once the Epson WF 2850 setup printer has been connected to the computer, try a test print.

EPSON WF 2850 PRINT SETUP

Initially, check if you have set up your printer properly. Make sure that the ink cartridges are inserted correctly and also check whether the paper tray contains enough paper. Check if you have installed the Epson WF 2850 printer driver on your computer. If not, install it. Similarly, if you are performing the print operation from your printer, then make sure that you have installed the necessary mobile printing application on your hand-held device.

EPSON WF 2850 SCAN SETUP

Before you start the scan operation, check if you have installed the necessary scanner driver on your computer. If you’re performing the scan to computer operation, then check if the printer and your computer are connected to the same network connection. Similarly, if you’re performing the scan to email operation, then make sure that you have configured the email server settings correctly. Once the scan setup process has been completed, you can perform the Scan operation.

EPSON WF 2850 FIRMWARE UPDATE

UPDATING EPSON WF-28590 FIRMWARE in macOS using Epson Software Updater

  1. On your Mac computer, open the Epson Software Updater tool. If you haven’t installed this tool on your Mac yet, then download and install it.
  2. Launch the Epson Software Updater tool.
  3. If prompted, select your printer from the drop-down menu.
  4. Select the Epson Firmware Update option.
  5. Click the Install button followed by Agree.
  6. When prompted, enter your Mac computer’s password and click OK.
  7. Complete the firmware update process by following the on-screen instructions.
  8. Once the firmware update process has been completed, you will see the The firmware update is complete message on the screen.
  9. Click the Finish button.

EPSON WF-2850 FIRMWARE DOWNGRADE

  1. First, download the Recovery Mode Firmware tool from the printer’s official Epson WF 2850 setup site.
  2. After downloading the tool, turn off your printer if it is turned ON.
  3. Open the Recovery Mode Firmware tool on your computer.
  4. Follow the instructions displayed on the screen to complete the firmware downgrade process.
  5. Once it is done, turn on your printer. Your printer’s firmware will be downgraded successfully.

EPSON WF 2850 TROUBLESHOOTING

Quick solutions to resolve the Epson WF-2850 printer’s common issues like printer offline, paper jam, printer not connecting to the network, and printer not connecting to computer are given below. To get remote assistance on the same or other printer issues, contact us.

EPSON WF 2850 FACTORY RESET

  1. Turn on your printer and press the Home button on its control panel.
  2. Go to the Settings section. 
  3. Select the Restore Default Settings option followed by Clear All Data and Settings.
  4. Press the Yes button.
  5. Now, your Epson WF-2850 printer will be reset.

EPSON WF 2850 OFFLINE

  1. First of all, check if your printer can print without the connected computer.
  2. To check it, print a nozzle check pattern on your printer. 
  3. If the printer can’t perform the print operation, then check if any error message is displayed on the printer’s screen. If yes, perform the necessary solutions to resolve it. 
  4. If your printer prints the nozzle check pattern successfully, delete all the on-going print jobs and then try to perform the print operation.
  5. Check if the Use Printer Offline option is enabled on your computer. If yes, disable it.
  6. Uninstall and reinstall the Epson WF 2850 setup printer driver on your computer.
  7. Disconnect and again connect your printer to the computer.

EPSON WF 2850 PAPER JAM ERROR

  1. The only way to resolve the error Paper Jam is to remove all the jammed paper from your printer. 
  2. If the paper is jammed inside your printer, then cancel the on-going print jobs.
  3. Next, take out the jammed paper from the rear feed slot.
  4. Now, open the scanner unit of your printer.
  5. Look for the jammed paper. If you find any, then remove it.
  6. Similarly, if the paper is jammed in the rear cover, then first remove the rear cover of your printer.
  7. Gently remove the jammed paper from the rear cover.
  8. After removing the jammed paper, close the rear cover.
  9. Now, try a test print to check if the paper jam is resolved.

EPSON WF 2850 NOT CONNECT TO WIFI

  1. Initially, check if your router or access point is turned ON and working properly. To check it, connect the router to your computer.
  2. Make sure that your printer is placed within the range of the router.
  3. Try to determine the cause of the problem by printing a network connection report.
  4. Check whether your computer’s firewall option or the anti-virus software is blocking the connectivity. If yes, disable the firewall or the anti-virus software on your computer.
  5. Try restarting your printer and the router.

EPSON WF 2850 WON'T CONNECT TO COMPUTER

  1. Initially, check if your computer is turned ON.
  2. If not, turn it ON.
  3. Make sure to connect your Epson WF 2850 setup printer and the computer to the same network.
  4. If your connectivity type is USB, then make sure that the cable is connected securely. If not, connect the cable properly and then check if the printer won’t connect to computer issue is resolved.
  5. Check if you have installed the correct printer driver on your computer.
  6. If not, uninstall and reinstall the correct printer driver.
  7. Restart your printer and the computer.

EPSON WF 2850 NOT RECOGNIZING INK CARTRIDGE

  1. Initially, make sure that you have installed the ink cartridge correctly on your printer.
  2. Check if you have installed the genuine ink cartridges on your printer.
  3. If the cartridge not recognized issue persists, then remove and reinstall all the ink cartridges.
  4. Now, check if the ink cartridge not recognized issue is resolved. 
  5. If you having any further queries regarding for Epson WF 2850 setup, contact us.

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